Management and Administration
Penny has been with St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre since its opening in December 2005. Initially she was the Lead Nurse for the Minor Injury/Minor Illness Unit until 2009 when she became Hospital Director, responsible for all services at St Marys NHS Treatment Centre, Havant Diagnostics and Guildhall Walk Diabetic Retinopathy Programme (the diabetic retinopathy service ceased to operate in December 2015).
Previously, Penny was a Nursing Sister in the local Emergency department but has varied NHS experience as an Operational Manager and Senior Nurse for Orthopaedics and General Surgery.
In August 2014 she became Hospital Director for the Royal South Hants Minor Injury Unit and in March 2016, she became Hospital Director for the Southampton NHS Treatment Centre.
There are approximately 475 employees working across her five sites and Penny’s role is to support the smooth and successful running of all services.
Deb joined Care UK in April 2010 as Service Manager for Brighton Station Health Centre.
In May 2012 she took up her current role of Operations Manager which now covers 3 sites: St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre, Havant Diagnostics, Royal South Hants Minor Injury Unit.
Deb’s role is to ensure the smooth running of all services, which includes outpatients and day surgery, diagnostics and the minor injury and minor illness service at St Mary’s Treatment centre and the Minor injury service at Royal South Hants. In addition to her day-to-day responsibilities, she is also the Lead for Health and Safety across the 3 sites.
Before joining Care UK, Deb managed a GP practice on the Isle of Wight. She has several years’ experience working within both primary and secondary care sectors. She has also worked for financial institutions and the Royal Navy as a Contracts Manager.
In her spare time she likes to dance both ballroom and salsa, and enjoys the occasional jog.
Paul graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University with a First Class BSc (Hons) Degree in Diagnostic Radiography in 2012. Previously, he experienced a diverse range of diagnostic modalities within the NHS Trust locality and always endeavored to provide compassionate care to all patients.
At Care UK, Paul’s role is to manage the Minor Injury & Illness Unit at St Mary’s Treatment Centre, the Royal South Hants MIU and the Diagnostic Imaging services for Southampton NHS Treatment Centre. Paul’s focus is to maintain the strategic direction and delivering the agreed contractual requirements and financial targets, whilst ensuring the quality standards of the service are delivered.
Rebecca joined Care UK in January 2017 as the Lead Nurse for the Royal South Hants Minor Injuries Unit
Rebecca qualified as a Nurse in 1999 and has a wealth of experience in London A&E departments and trauma centres including Kings and St Georges. She has also worked in a sexual assault referral centre and has a special interest in safeguarding. In previous trusts she has worked for, Rebecca has provided in house training for the safeguarding of adults and children, as well as sexual assault and domestic violence for doctors and nurses. She passed her nurse practitioner course in 2012 and she’s also a nurse prescriber.
When not in the MIU, you can find Rebecca at the gym. She loves health and fitness and is a qualified spin instructor.